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CSPAN
Sep 23, 2012 1:10am EDT
they have sworn to do and that is to support the constitution of the united states. when you are making laws, it is not your prerogative to put your party first. host: alright. mr. woodward. guest: as i pointed out in the book, there is scene after scene where the republicans show that they will not budge on some of these things. in their view, they are adhering to the constitution. in their view, they're doing what is necessary. but the key point is that speaker boehner is at least a nominal leader of the republicans in the house and open these negotiations last year with the president. they're all kinds of offers and discusons going back and forth on this. you can see the detail and you -- you may blameahaw obama or you may blame the republicans or you may blame me for writing this. but this is, if you will, the performance review. this is what we used to always call the best obtainable version of the truth. host: 1 last phone call for you. south carolina. caller: please let me stay few facts and don't cut me off. host: we don't have time for a few facts. caller: first, i want
CSPAN
Sep 22, 2012 8:55pm EDT
have cited this before. go to december, 1941, pearl harbor is bombed. the united states entered world war ii. it looks really grim. it looks like we possibly can not win this war. franklin roosevelt found a way to do it. leaders have to fix problems. i do not think it 1% of the people will remember who the speaker of the house is during world war ii. it is in the president's grasped. the president has that responsibility. what's interesting, i think president obama realizes that. i would expect governor romney, if he becomes president, would realize that, too. that is where the buck stops, as has been said. host: on obstruction, we get a lot of people talking about what mitch mcconnell said, the republican's main goal after obama wins. your reporter about what he said and the full context of what he said. guest: he's a tough guy. his goal is to make sure that obama is a one-term president. my assistant dug in to that interview. we wanted to find out when mcconnell said that and exactly what he said. it turns out what he also said in that interview was, "i don't want obama to fai
CSPAN
Sep 23, 2012 2:00am EDT
care, but then lately in the last years of military rule, united states sanctions were blamed for all the economic ills of burma. not just the economic ills but other ills as well, and there is great eagerness for these sanctions to be removed. on my part i do not think we need to cling on to sanctions unnecessarily, because i want our people to be responsible for their own destiny and not to depend too much on external props. we will need external help, we will need the help of our friends abroad, from all over the world, but in the end we have to build our own democracy for ourselves. and we would like u.s.-burma relations to be founded firmly on the recognition of the need for our own people to be accountable for their own destiny. we need the kind of help that has been given to us by the united states historically in the fields of education and health and the fields of humanitarian aid. our education system is in a shambles. many of our people are barely educated. 15% of our children do not go to school at all, and of the rest hardly 20% make it through high school. so burma's
PBS
Sep 23, 2012 8:30am PDT
united states in the 18th and 19th centuries, and our country was founded in the late 18th century, so it's all in there together in terms of time and history. >> hinojosa: because basically, to be white came to be what it is to be an american... >> it came to be what it means to be free. >> hinojosa: to be free... >> yes. >> hinojosa: ...and that meant that you had to have blacks who were not free or people of color who were not free. >> yeah. >> hinojosa: but it also... >> no, it's s e other way around. you have... you mark blackness as "slave"... >> hinojosa: as slavery. >> ...and then what's left as whiteness is "free." and that was a kind of two or three step dance, because, in the early days of the united states, in the 1790s, there was a category of unfree white people. that fell away. >> hinojosa: in the united states? >> yes, that feel away in the early 19th century, what we historians call the "jacksonian revolution," and then the way to be a citizen was to be a white male. it didn't matter how much money you had, as long as you were not a felon. so freedom, citizenship,
CSPAN
Sep 22, 2012 8:15pm EDT
gap between rich and poor has become much more extreme here and the united states than it was 30 years ago. if you had compared 30 years ago the united states the difference between the rich and the poor here as opposed to the countries of western europe we were the most egalitarian of countries. now we are the least. we have outstripped everybody else because our capitalism has been relatively robust and when capitalism can do its thing, it polarizes and when a polarizes, it creates an awareness which is probably also occur to you. if a growing number of people are having a hard time and there are are a shrinking number of people collecting enormous wealth, it will occur to you that this is happening and it may develop a resentment against the other group. if you have a system like capitalism coexisting, not that you have to, but if you have a system of capitalism coexisting with a democratic society in which everybody has both in the following insightful occur to a lot of people. week, the majority, are really getting screwed in the economy. the way to fix it, to reverse it, to
FOX News
Sep 23, 2012 7:00am PDT
president addresses all this at his speech on tuesday. the fact is if the united states doesn't defend its interests and allies, our adversaries will take advantage of it. >> jamie: why is it perceived as weakness? >> because the united states has essentially abandoned the rhetoric and approach about the war on terror out of a mistaken view somehow the war on terror is offensive to all muslims. that is simple minded view of the muslim world to begin with and fails to recognize how much harm terrorism has brought to muslims. it also shows a declining withdrawing america from iraq, from afghanistan, not being able to deal with terrorism in places like syria and the gaza strip and not being able to restrain iran and support for terrorism and nuclear weapons program. all of that continues of the impression of declining united states. >> jamie: and increasing sentiment of anti-americanism in places we wouldn't have expected it and those perceived as allies like pakistan in the news today. the question is, can this sentiment not only be from the protestors and from the treasureists of the wo
CSPAN
Sep 22, 2012 10:10pm EDT
the security of the freedom to operate effectively in our own country. while the united states seems to be concentrating a lot on the economic aspect of its relations with my country, i hope they will do in full awareness of the need to promote the rule of law. and to help the president and executive to carry out the reforms they have in mind, as well as to what the legislature to strengthen itself as a body that will protect the people's interest through the laws and the laws they simply have to get rid of. there are many laws that do more harm than good, but not too many. several. activists have been placed in prisons over the last decade. many of you heard the release of prisoners in the burma was 500. that would mean over 200 political prisoners remain in prison. this is according to a list. there are other lists that are longer than this. the u.s. counts more than 400 people still in prison today. by our count, over 200 remain. all of these would have to be freed if you talk about democrat patiization. there should be no prisoners of conscience. in a genuine democracy, people sh
CSPAN
Sep 22, 2012 10:00pm EDT
in the world. he is president of the united states leader of the free world and so my question was how does he decide? how does he make decisions? how does he govern? not with the content of the positions are but what is his leadership style? when i looked around for books we looked at this question semiserious and sustained way and they really were none. >> host: do you see this as a campaign coming out close to the american election? >> guest: we do know that most americans do into politics around election time but that is more or less -- is the one of the things that surprised me and will surprise a lot of your readers is that you say twice in the book that all of your sources were democrats and this is a very critical study of obama's leadership that all of your sources for the book were democrats. tell us about that position. >> guest: some of the sources i don't know the politics of who are longtime career technical people and intelligence services and so on but these are people who work alongside the president in one capacity or another in the white house in the federal agen
FOX Business
Sep 23, 2012 2:00am EDT
was a amateur cartoon that the united states government had noidea about. to apologize is the wrong thing to do. >> thank you, gang. you think it is the land of the free would be the top ranked economy . not so. a new report said it is not even close and someone said he knows why we are free falling, next . t know where their next ml is coming from. and we're not talking about 3rd world countries. we're talking right here in america in our own back yard. so we wrote a tune to shine a little light on the issue. but we want it to be more than a song about hunger, we want it to be a recipe for change. find out how you do your part at childhungerendshere.com hunter: beat box... ♪ here's hope, here's hope, showin' up at your front door, here's hope ♪ keep it back here on mox. land. not so free economy. united states dropped to 18th place. steve knows what will put america back on top. >> and simple tax code. we have to reform the regulation and cost the economy 1.7cent trillion and bigger than any other economy in the world except for the top five or six. it is harassing farmers. and
FOX News
Sep 22, 2012 10:00pm PDT
doesn't need a turnaround. we a campaign tied with an incumbent president of the united states. >> geraldo: mr. romney is right about the national polls showle him tied with the incumbent president. with six weeks left in the campaign ras musten at 46% and gallup at 47% show the men in a statistical dead heat. big picture the real clear politics ten day moving average has the president up by about three points, 48.1% to 44.8%. this is the real story that a trails in budgetmy trails in the swing states. down by about 8 in virginia. six in florida and down about seven in ohio, tom? >> well, he is down in these swing states and certainly i think given all of the data that we have if the election were held today obama would win. the election isn't being held today. six weeks. four debates. two more jobs reports coming out. the libya thing is hanging over the administration's head moving forward. a lot of time left. you're right, obama is ahead in crucial swing states. ahead by about a point and a half or two in the real clear politics average. in florida, the two main states that obama is lead
FOX News
Sep 23, 2012 11:00am EDT
successful beyond their dreams to kill the american face in libya, our united states ambassador. did. >> reporter: there are reports that the libyan security forces methad -- melted away. one thing for sure is that the 17th brigade was nowhere to be found and the americans were left on their own in the assault on the stevens compound. fox news is told that the evidence points to a joint operation between the al qaeda affiliate in north africa and ansar al-sharia. they are not afailiated with al qaeda, but they support the establishment of an islamic state. as for the catalyst, the head of the house intelligence committee saying there is no strong evidence that the amateurish video clip prompted the attack, adding in a meeting by the secretary of state and director of national intel jeps, the administration clung to that explanation. >> i think they doubled down and bought that they were boxed in a corner and they had to double down. >> it was confusing to me. i didn't understand why they chose to do that. i think they made a mistake by buying the advertisement in pakistan. the admini
CSPAN
Sep 23, 2012 7:00am EDT
, everybody in the united states should go see the movie "obama 2016." a gentleman said this movie up who went to college with obama. it goes through his life, his family, and his agenda for america. host: now you have plug the movie. tell us if you are in favor of early voting. caller: absolutely. the elderly have a problem, but also the working people. they have to go really early or really late. sometimes they do not get to vote. it is important to have early voting. i know of the debates are nice to watch. most of us already know who we are going to vote for. i know our country is sinking fast. if we do not get something done about the national debt, the port and the rich and everybody is down the tube. host:we haev a tweet from max that says -- is that where a lot of people will be focusing their attention regarding voter fraud? caller: down here you have to prove who you are. if you do not have a driver's license or something like that, you are not going to get to vote. we go to the court house to do this early. i do not know how you would beat the system unless you have a fraudulen
CSPAN
Sep 22, 2012 11:00pm EDT
the great united states of america. governor romney was right last week when he out after the embassies were attacked in cairo. [applause] and condemned the statement that our embassy released. we have extremists coming over the walls of our embassy, and they are burning our walls and the department of state apologizes for people who have hurt the religious feelings of muslims. governor romney added exactly right. and he had it right the next day, too. [applause] although the administration's response to the crisis of the last 10 days or so has been appalling, anyone watching could not have been surprised. this president has made it clear he wants to bring america back, he wants to put us in retrieve. he has also failed to stand with our most important ally the state of israel. -- most important ally, the state of israel. governor romney has said he will stand shoulder to shoulder with israel and he will ensure through whatever means is necessary that iran, the world's leading sponsor of terror, is never allowed to obtain nuclear capability. [applause] so, when you are talking
SFGTV2
Sep 22, 2012 5:30pm PDT
that affect us and are related to the african-american experience, here in the united states. i had heard of marcus shelby and had been in join his work but never had the opportunity to meet him. we were brought together by the equal justice society specifically for this project. we were charged with beginning work. marquez and i spent a lot of time addressing our own position on the death penalty, our experiences with people who had been incarcerated, family members, friends of friends. pulling our information. beyond that, we did our own research. to create a picture that resonated with humanity. it is the shape of a house. in this context, it is also small and acts like a cell. i thought that was an interesting play on how these people make these adjustments, half to create home. what is home for these people? the home is their cell. people talk a lot about noise -- very noisy in prisons. that is interesting to me. looking at the communication level, the rise of frustration of being caged, wondering, where does redemption fit into the equation here? [singing] i think both of us r
WHUT
Sep 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
together, i hear in some of the conversations i have had today, a shift that the united states has really picked up on this idea of recruitment, training, support, and then that results in retention, i am sure. >> absolutely. i have learned so much from singapore, finland. ontario, canada. our leaders to the north. when you look at how they look at this whole system -- for example, singapore, a year ago, making the point, we tend to look at cumber say -- at compensation as paying individual people. they see it as an undergirding of a system. if you want people to want to be in teaching, you have to have a compensation system that supports that. you cannot have a system that pays one fourth of similar careers that require the same kind of training. >> as folks watch us wind up this conversation, what one thing should they keep a lookout for, that you want them to know? >> i heard the answer to this today. people talk that often, individuals are looking for the silver bullet. someone said the several bullet -- someone said the silver bullet is education. it is not one activity or action, it
CSPAN
Sep 23, 2012 10:30am EDT
by the president of united states was not asserted in this discovery. some materials contained in this report help us. but they are many of the items we wished we had received. the conclusions in any report by ig are in fact respectful. since yesterday, two top individuals who is time to resign had come, 14, 16, 18, 19 months ago resigned, we expected that all 14 would find a way to find appropriate new occupations. ones in which their poor judgment or lack of dedication our unwillingness to read the documents that were required to read would not be held accountable. there is no place in our government for people who under statute are required to do something and then say, i did not do it because someone else did it for me. for the american people to note that ultimately a wiretap application is trusted by a judge in most cases -- only protection for the american people is in fact knowing that there are safeguards in the application. an agent or application cannot tap your phone or run an application. the safeguards in fast and furious need to know what was known and what wiretaps
FOX Business
Sep 22, 2012 8:00pm EDT
throughout much of the muslim world today. in indonesia, the united states forced to close all diplomatic areas. shouts of death to america filling the air. coffins draped and american flags were burned. in malaysia, u.s. citizens told to stay away from the american embassy. this development tonight. the libyan government admitted they will be of little help in the search for the killers of ambassador chris stevens. a surprised expression of empathy and comprehension from president obama who said he understands why the muslim world has erupted in the demonstrations marked by all out american hatred. >> the natural protest that are because of the video were used as an excuse by extremists to see if they can also directly harm u.s. interests. lou: also surprising president obama declining to cease the opportunity to champion the americans right to free speech or address the relationship between the united states and the muslim world. we take all of that up here tonight with former u.s. ambassador to the united nations john bolton and robert maginnis and douglas holtz-eakin joins us and the
FOX News
Sep 23, 2012 12:00am EDT
is a fairly volatile situation and it is in response not to united states policy, not to obviously the administration, not to the american people. it is in response to a video. a film. >> it was a spontaneous reaction to what had just transpired in cairo as a consequence of the video that people gathered outside the embassy and then it grew very violent. >> judge jeanine: but any one who knew the difference between the truth and a lie knew this had all of the ear marks of al-qaeda. people do not bring rocket propelled grenades to a peaceful protest and this week evidence that there was no protest even occurring at the time of the attack. so why does it take nine days for the obama administration to finally admit what we all already knew, that this was a preplanned well coordinated act of terror by al-qaeda? and why the reluctance to admit it? why does the president nine days later say he has to find out the facts before he draws the conclusion? >> we are still doing an investigation and there are going to be different circumstances in different countries so i don't want to a speak
CNN
Sep 23, 2012 9:00am EDT
60 united states senators, a big majority democratic majority in the house. they could do anything they wanted to without republican help, and they did. the stimulus was supposed to have us at 6% unemployment. it has been a flop. it grew the government, hasn't create jobs. obama care was supposed to lower premiums for everybody. this $2,200 per person higher, and people were not -- guess what, they're losing six million or seven million people that have been displaced. they promised to reduce the deficit in half in its first term. this went up by 51%. this is why mitt romney is in good shape. during the debates, we're about to focus on four years of barack obama, not everything just about what mitt romney may have said or puts his dog on the car. >> it is true that this president campaigned more than any other, although they all campaign on let's change washington because everybody hates washington, but this president, more than any other, has been one that said i'm going to go in there, and i'm iffing to change washington, hope and change, hope and change, and now he says, you kno
CSPAN
Sep 23, 2012 6:30pm EDT
the map. look at the map of the united states in terms of seas, prom mentors, harbors these, coast of the united states, the 13 colonies, was jam packed with great natural harbors. the whole coast of africa, thousands of miles, relatively few good harbors which hindered africa's development, but the east coast was packed with them, and the united states, the continental core of the u.s. was the last resource rich part of the zone that was settled and waterways flowing in a convenient east-west fashion than the rest of the world's waterways combined. so i'm saying that americans -- we're important not only because of their ideas and their democracy but because of where we happen to live as well, and so that's why these things, like mountains matter. the himalayas matter. they have allowed india and china to develop into who completely disstink great world civilizations without having much to do with each other, through long periods of history. >> so let's take that image that you offered of america, this amazingly suitable geographical place with all these great natural harbors and
CSPAN
Sep 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
states. -- critial sectors in the united states. how concerned are you about that increased activity? what can you tell us about it in terms of what they are after and how serious it is? >> first as you know, we are under constant cyber attacks, including the large part of our infrastructure that heare privately owned. telecommunications, electric power grid, finance, all the rest. that is why we work so hard for the cyber security legislation. the recent cyber attacks on some major american financial institutions including the bank of america, jpmorgan chase, are a powerful example of our vulnerability. on an islamist extremist website a few days ago, these attacks were announced. they were explains that it was -- they were explained that it was their intention to attack the banks and new york stock exchange in response to the anti-muslim video. i do not believe these were just hackers who were skilled enough to cause the destruction of the website of cyberspace of bank of -- to cause the disruption of the website of the cyberspace of bank of america and jpmorgan chase. i think this
FOX Business
Sep 23, 2012 9:00am EDT
it was a amateur cartoon that the united states government had noidea about. to apologize is the wrong thing to do. >> thank you, gang. you think it is the land of the free would be the top ranked economy . not so. a new report said it is not even close and someone said he knows why we are free falling, next . ally bank. why they have a raise your rate cd. tonight our guest, thomas sargent. nobel laureate in economics, and one of the most cited economists in the world. professor sargent, can you tell me what cd rates will be in two years? no. if he can't, no one can. that's why ally has a raise your rate cd. ally bank. your money needs an ally. keep it back here on mox. land. not so free economy. united states dropped to 18th place. steve knows what will put america back on top. >> and simple tax code. we have to reform the regulation and cost the economy 1.7cent trillion and bigger than any other economy in the world except for the top five or six. it is harassing farmers. and fda is blocking critical drugs. and on and on it goes. you have those kind of burdens and people can't
PBS
Sep 23, 2012 10:00am PDT
and speech. >> there would be no united states of america if america pastors had not had the freedom from their pulpits to declare the truth as they saw it. so i think a key part of reclaiming america's future is to turn our pastors loose so they're able to declare without any hesitation boldly, as they are prompted to do, the values that they find in the scriptures. >> reporter: pastor hull thinks pulpit freedom sunday is a bad idea, that it will do more to divide the country than to bring it together. >> this pulpit sunday, it's being couched in fear about what they are taking away from us -- they're taking away our liberties and they're taking away our country, that somehow or other there's this big boogie man who's trying to take away the country. from whom? whose country is it? >> reporter: pulpit freedom sunday is scheduled take place october 7. for "religion and ethics newsweekly," i'm lucky severson in tupelo, mississippi. >>> we have a happy story today about the settlement of vietnese thol priests and seminarians in carthage, in rural southwest missouri. every year, the pri
FOX News
Sep 22, 2012 8:00pm PDT
the united states. you've got events elsewhere. foreign policy is supposed to be a big, big barack obama advantage in these campaigns? are these events changing that perception. >> i think they are and should be. one might ask, what is barack obama's foreign policy? the part of the problem is there's no sense that there's any sort of strategic idea. >> paul: i disagree with that. he would say to you, he would say, look, we're tough on terror, 0 we got bin laden, we've decimated the al-qaeda, and meanwhile, we've approached the islamic world in a different way, we've reached out, we've put on a better american face, not where like bush so my foreign policy is to engage the world and meanwhile, we're killing a really bad guy. >> tactical not-- >>, but barack obama's foreign policy is i'm barack obama. he came to cairo in june of 2009 and says, hi, i'm barack obama, i'm not george w. bush. we're going to have a nice conversation, i speak, you know, your language or wish i did, i grew up in indonesia, i have muslim relatives so therefore his analysis of the problem with the bush admini
WETA
Sep 23, 2012 9:30am EDT
united states perspective it's different but in the countries my experience is in america, is a really pay attention to this international treaties and they pay attention to and they use them to -- and it is not inconsequential. this is what i want to clarify it's not because the u.n. police those countries but the advocates in the countries use the treaty. >> are there any question is that women in the -- women in costa rica are on equal footing with women in the united states in terms of equal rights? >> yes. i mean in terms of the laws of the country? yes. i would say they are ahead of the united states. because they have more representation in the legislature and now they have a woman president. >> we are ranked 81 in the world for representation in parliament and. they have quotas. >> they have quotas and there's other issues. but no means are we in a place to preach equal representation with 17% of women being in our congress. >> absolutely. >> and yet, hillary clinton particularly has been an incredible leader on this issue. she is part of the initiative that is coming up in oct
PBS
Sep 23, 2012 12:30pm PDT
united states must keep israel out as our most important ally in the middle east to save time doing what is right for the united states'. >> the polls show that people did not like the way he responded, the way he jumped into the middle of that catastrophe to score cheap political point. he is gaining nothing on the foreign policy side. >> charles speaks of a superpower in retreat. this is about barack obama right now, this question. >> i have listened to a lot of foreign policy experts from previous administration's talk about this. everybody seemed to agree that we are in for a very rough ride here and there are very limited things that we can do about it. you do not want to have people in our embassies die. >> on that question, is the barack obama administration covering something up? was it a planned attack? >> it was a terrorist attack them been giving it a label hardly matters. it is an attack that we should of known about. we should protect every consulate and every embassy that we are in. we have a 16,000-person and the sea consulate's structure in iraq. -- embassy consulate stru
CNN
Sep 23, 2012 7:00am PDT
public square. welcome to all of you in the united states and around the world. i'm fareed zakaria. we have a blockbuster show for you today. for much of the show we have an extended conversation with president bill clinton. we'll talk about the presidential race, iran ice nuclear ambitions, the u.s. economy, the jobs problem and much more. >>> then the author who lived under a death sentence sfr iran ice ayatollah hue mayny. >>> also, romney and obama seem to agree on outsourcing they both hate, actually they should both embrace it. i'll tell you why. but first here's my take. over the last week as we watched rage in the muslim world, people have asked why it's happening and because we're in a campaign season, that question has become a political one. some republicans say it is president obama's policies that have produced this atmosphere. he has projected weakness, offered olive branches and been naive. but think about it, had president obama kept 100,000 troops occupying iraq, would that have made people in the middle east happier with america. had he given a more combative speech t
CNN
Sep 23, 2012 10:00am EDT
with 5 million onpeople, spent $3 billion to try to take the lead away from the united states over technology. that was government money but they're not going to create prierchts job for researchers and new drug companies and new medical de-vines companies, what works out there is a high level of cooperation, not this con tanlt cooperation and not like everything they d do, hurts the people. we have lot os of open jobs. where are that going to come from. they're going to come from universities and students, many of whom who had to have that to get out of college. different countries may do health care slightly differently. the netherlands is doing well that. i have a 100% prooishts system, individual mandate but there are government subsidies to the people who couldn't otherwise afford the individual mandate. you can't find a successful country that is not organized around a mod lags model. >> president clinton is obviously passional about jobs. that's whee we are too. tonight at 8:00 and 11:00 p.m. you can catch a brand-new gps lesson. we we look around the world on how to create
CNN
Sep 23, 2012 9:00am PDT
united states. we're seng an increase in manufacturing jobs at a rate even greater than the last republican president's administration. let me tell you what i think the bottom line here. the bottom line here is people understand mitt romney. they understand his values. they understand what he is offering is to go back to the same economic policies that created the recession. why are his income tax returns still important? well, he doesn't meet his father's standard. his father set a standard in terms of disclosure. he hasn't met that standard, and there is something in those income tax returns he doesn't want america to see, so he selectively has been disclosing a few things here and there. he is still the first presidential candidate in history with a swiss bank account. pardon me? >> there's nothing that suggests that there's something illegal that has gone on. i grant you, we haven't seen all of them for the past 20 years, but are you not, in effect, blaming the player when what you ought to do is blame the game. it is the irs system, and he took advantage of it, which i do, w
CSPAN
Sep 23, 2012 2:00pm EDT
said against the united states. host: our first call comes from harmon, new york, knoll, go ahead. caller: first of all, i think the insane foreign policy of our administration, be it democratic or republican, has led to these problems. now, interventionist polices, with the arab spring, if i recall, libya, egypt, were backed by our governments, whether democrats or republicans, we knew there were terrorists in those countries, we knew there was al-qaeda in those countries. have we basically -- it's an insane policy, and i do believe insane. we have backed these individuals. we should have less interventionist polices in these governments and should be more neutral and stay out of these insane, insane predicaments we put ourselves into. this is not the way this country should be going. host: eric trager. guest: i want to draw a distinction. i think it's inaccurate to say that we supported, the united states supported, the emergence of the muslim brotherhood in egypt. i think we have to have a difference between things that happen domestically in foreign countries and then the way
CSPAN
Sep 23, 2012 6:30pm EDT
the united states. he loves his family. he is committed to his family. he is frugal. he is hands-on. he is a problem solver. he does not wait for someone else to solve the problem, but jumps in. isn't that who we need in the white house, ladies? [applause] i am very excited to introduce our next speaker. liz cheney has been a woman who has been a role model for me. she is an incredibly accomplished woman in foreign relations. she is someone who has known and worked with mitt romney. i want to tell you a little bit about her. she was an attorney and specialist in u.s.-middle east policies. she is a founder and chairman of keep america safe, a non- profit organization dedicated to education and advocacy about american national security policy. as a fox news contributor, she provided analysis on on u.s. national security policy in the 2012 election. she was the second ranking state department official responsible for u.s. policy in the middle east. prior to that, she served as deputy assistant secretary of state from 2002-2004. i hope i got the dates right. [laughter] she is responsibl
CSPAN
Sep 23, 2012 5:00am EDT
united states and courageous in many instances, a proponent on behalf of a moral society, everything we hoped the region will become, he has stood for. i encourage you to look into his case which is well documented. he has now had to leave to the northern region for protection because of the way the current government has treated him. it is terrible not to back up our friends who are moderate in the region. it is concerning that there is not more awareness about his plight. what is your view of our relationship with the regional government in the north, the kurdish regional government. apparently is safer than the rest of iraq. how is our relationship with them and how do you envision our relationship with the moving forward? >> i will look into the case personally and we will get back to you and your staff. regarding the north, we are very supportive of the autonomous region of the north and you are right that it has progressed in many ways. that is an example job -- not just for the country but the region and what can be. we will continue to support them and work with them as part
CNN
Sep 22, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. >> 33 years of service to the united states deserves something. >> iran's president has repeatedly turned down meeting requests from his wife. >>> at least 220 people were killed today in syria with government forces shelling the damascus suburbs. they're moving into territories the fighters have seized. the group has many soldiers who defected from syria's army to fight the regime. >> i'm not fighting to create democratic or republican jobs. i'm fighting to create american jobs. >> president obama campaigned in wisconsin for the first time in more than 200 days. wisconsin may be a surprise battleground state. months ago the obama can't believe the state's 10 electoral votes were safely in their corner. paul ryan was tapped as mitt romney's running mate. here's what else we're working on for you. >> take the lord's name in vain. >> if jesus jokes are fair game, why in a free country is the prophet mohammed beyond reproach? and another hands off topic, religion. not the peaceful notion of it, but the reality of why it's so often turns deadly. a christian, muslim and jew walk into ou
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